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Eisenhower Says Allies Will Continue Warnings to Germans of Punishment for Atrocities

Allied military headquarters will continue to issue warnings to the Germans of punishment for atrocities against civilians in occupied territory, “as the situation warrants,” Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, states in a cable released today by the Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish people of Europe.

Replying to an appeal by the committee that action be taken to save Jews and others in Nazi concentration camps who are menaced by annihilation, Gen. Eisenhower cabled; “The conditions described in your message are well known to me. German authorities have been repeatedly and explicitly warned by radio and leaflets against committing atrocities on prisoners or civilian deportees and told that the guilty would be brought to justice. Further warnings will be issued as the situation warrants.”